Safety Tips for Your Backyard Bounce House

Setting up like this inflatable bounce house in your backyard can be a blast! However, keep in mind that rules must be followed to have a fun and safe playtime. Any parent wants their child to have fun without any disaster.  That’s why it’s important to learn more about safety firsts. 

Read on to learn more about safety tips for your backyard bounce house

1. Never Leave Kids Unattended

The first thing you will have to do to prevent your kids from getting hurt is to supervising them. Never leave them on their own. At least one adult should supervise the kids who are playing in the jumping house. The adult should always be alert and have a full view of what is going on.

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2. Make Rules and Make Sure They’re Followed

It is important to make rules and let the kids know about them. Post them up near the kids’ bounce house. This will keep them mindful while inside the bounce house. Here are the most important rules that should be followed:

  • Shoes, food, toys, or anything that may cause accidents are not allowed inside this bounce house with slide
  • No pens, safety pins, and other sharp things that could injure other kids inside the bounce house.
  • Avoid pushing or shoving each other against the bounce house's walls or outside the bounce house.
  • Don’t climb on the outside of this bouncy castle house. This might cause the castle bounce house to collapse.

3. Make Sure That Everything Is in Its Proper Place

When renting a bouncy house or getting a bounce house for sale, several rules are to follow when setting it up. Make sure the surface is smooth and free of things underneath it. Also, it should be set up away from power lines or branches. Provide a mat at the exit if the bounce house is set up on a hard surface. 

4. Check if the Weather Is Safe

When it comes to bounce houses like this, you must consider the weather. When it's hot outside, make sure to shade the bounce house to keep it cool. Some surfaces of a bounce house can become extremely hot and can leave burns on your kids. If the weather prediction calls for rain, ensure your bounce house is still safe to use when wet.

5. Hire Professionals if You’re Unsure

You must hire a professional if you have no idea how to set up a bounce house or you don’t have the time to supervise your kids. But if you're going to hire someone to set up a bounce house for you, make sure they're insured. Setting up the bounce house and supervising the kids should be done by trained staff members. 

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Parents should double-check that it is set up appropriately and is safe to use. 

Safety First, Fun Later

If you follow the important rules, you can let your kids have fun and play without any bounce house accidents. There are also clear instructions given when renting or purchasing a bounce house for your backyard. So, make sure to read them first.